Assessment Specialist
University of Doha

Assessment Specialist (Temp)

Doha, Qatar Posted 2023/09/18 07:10:40 Expires 2023-11-17 Ref: JB4766418

Job Description

University of Doha for Science and Technology (UDST) is the first national applied University in the State of Qatar, offering applied Bachelors and Master’s degrees in addition to certificates and diplomas in various fields. UDST has over 50 programs in the fields of Engineering Technology and Industrial Trades, Business Management, Computing and Information Technology, Health Sciences, Continuing and Professional Education and more.

With more than 600 staff and over 7,000 students, UDST is the destination for top-notch applied and experiential learning. The University is recognized for its student-centered learning and state-of-the-art facilities. Our faculty are committed to delivering pedagogically-sound learning experiences with incorporation of innovative technological interventions, to further enhance students’ skills and help develop talented graduates that can effectively contribute to a knowledge-based economy and make Qatar’s National Vision 2030 a reality.

The Admission and Registration Directorate invites applications for the Assessment Specialist position.



Your Commitment

Reporting to the Manager, Testing Centre, Admission and Registration Directorate, the successful candidate will assess test takers' language proficiency through International English Language Testing System (IELTS), ensuring fair and accurate evaluation for academic and immigration purposes. The objective of this role is to help the University meet its business development and overall strategic objectives.



Duties & Responsibilities 

The successful candidate will contribute to support the development and implementation of the Business Development and Marketing strategy for the International English Language Testing System (IELTS) at UDST. This involves gathering market intelligence, identifying potential clients and stakeholders, building strong relationships with them and achieving specific sales targets.

The successful candidate will Assist the IELTS Administrator with pre-test and post-test activities to ensure strict adherence to IELTS standards and policies, maintaining the credibility and reputation of the test at UDST. Simultaneously, conduct thorough evaluations of test takers' English language proficiency using the IELTS test format, ensuring precise and impartial assessments that reflect their language abilities accurately.

The successful candidate will uphold the highest standards of test integrity during the IELTS examination process, strictly adhering to IELTS guidelines and policies at UDST. At the same time, provide customer service to candidates throughout their testing journey at UDST, by offering support, guidance, and a positive testing experience.

The successful candidate will contribute to the development and implementation of IELTS-related projects at UDST, actively participating in continuous process improvement to enhance the overall testing experience. And ensure strict compliance with IELTS standards at UDST, safeguarding the credibility and reputation of the test while maintaining quality assurance.

The successful candidate will record accurately, manage test results and candidate information in accordance with UDST's data management procedures. Also, serve as a representative of UDST to external stakeholders during the IELTS examination process

The successful candidate will participate in examiner training and continuous professional development activities to enhance assessment expertise and stay updated on IELTS advancements. At the same time, ensure a conducive and organized testing environment for candidates, promoting a positive testing experience.

The successful candidate will maintain the security and confidentiality of test materials to safeguard the integrity of the IELTS examination at UDST. Perform miscellaneous job-related duties as assigned.




Education and Certifications:

Bachelor’s degree is required in Administration or related field

Master’s degree/Professional certification in a relevant field is preferred



Minimum 5 years of relevant experience.

Knowledge of IELTS policies and software is an advantage



Fluency in written and spoken English language is required.

Fluency in written and spoken Arabic language is preferred.



Other Required Skills


Time management, service excellence competencies, teamwork and collaborative working and attention to detail behavioral competencies are required.

Job Details

Job Location Doha, Qatar
Job Role Other
Employment Type Temporary Employee

Preferred Candidate

Career Level Mid Career
Years of Experience Min: 5
Residence Location Qatar
Degree Bachelor's degree

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